A 19th century Russian Icon of Saint John the Baptist
depicting a winged Saint John, the cross at his left side and holding a silver bowl containing his severed head with stigmata and scrolled text; "Repent God's kingdom is coming"
oil and gilt on wooden panel
with applied silver accents to St John's right arm, the bowl containing his severed head and the garland stigmata surrounding it. 39cm x 28.5cm
AU$ 8,000 - 9,000
£5,100 - 5,800
US$ 7,800 - 8,800
- Correction; Greek Icon, 18th century, St John the Baptist-Precursor.
Provenance: Collection of Svetlana Nenov.
Australian Colonial Furniture and Australiana
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